The Resource La virgen de los sicarios : Our lady of the assassins, Paramount Classics presents a Films du Losange, Studio Canal+, Vertigo Films & Tucan Producciones Cinematograficas Ltda. production ; producers, Margaret Menegoz, Barbet Schroeder ; screenplay, Fernando Vallejo ; director, Barbet Schroeder, (DVD)

La virgen de los sicarios : Our lady of the assassins, Paramount Classics presents a Films du Losange, Studio Canal+, Vertigo Films & Tucan Producciones Cinematograficas Ltda. production ; producers, Margaret Menegoz, Barbet Schroeder ; screenplay, Fernando Vallejo ; director, Barbet Schroeder, (DVD)

Label
La virgen de los sicarios : Our lady of the assassins
Title
La virgen de los sicarios
Title remainder
Our lady of the assassins
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Classics presents a Films du Losange, Studio Canal+, Vertigo Films & Tucan Producciones Cinematograficas Ltda. production ; producers, Margaret Menegoz, Barbet Schroeder ; screenplay, Fernando Vallejo ; director, Barbet Schroeder
Title variation
Our lady of the assassins
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
Summary
An older writer, Fernando, returns to his hometown, Medellin, Colombia. There he falls in love with 16-year-old assassin, Alexis. After Alexis is killed, Fernando hunts for his killer in the Medellin slums and falls in love with Wilmar, a boy who resembles Alexis
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Rodrigo Lalinde ; editor, Elsa Vásquez ; music, Jorge Arriagada
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Spanish soundtrack, English subtitles
PerformerNote
Germán Jaramillo, Anderson Ballesteros, Juan David Restrepo, Manuel Busquets
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Menegoz, Margaret
  • Schroeder, Barbet
  • Vallejo, Fernando
  • Jaramillo, Germán
  • Ballesteros, Anderson
  • Restrepo, Juan David
  • Busquets, Manuel
  • Lalinde, Rodrigo
  • Vásquez, Elsa
  • Arriagada, Jorge
  • Paramount Classics (Firm)
  • Films du losange (Firm)
  • Studio Canal+
  • Vertigo productions
  • Tucan Producciones Cinematograficas Ltda
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassins
  • Gay men
  • Medillin (Colombia)
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
La virgen de los sicarios : Our lady of the assassins, Paramount Classics presents a Films du Losange, Studio Canal+, Vertigo Films & Tucan Producciones Cinematograficas Ltda. production ; producers, Margaret Menegoz, Barbet Schroeder ; screenplay, Fernando Vallejo ; director, Barbet Schroeder, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: Mar. 26, 2002
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000
  • Based on the novel by Fernando Vallejo
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
  • a245365
  • ocm49284759
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363397946
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
339794
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ABW-3432
System details
DVD, Dolby stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
La virgen de los sicarios : Our lady of the assassins, Paramount Classics presents a Films du Losange, Studio Canal+, Vertigo Films & Tucan Producciones Cinematograficas Ltda. production ; producers, Margaret Menegoz, Barbet Schroeder ; screenplay, Fernando Vallejo ; director, Barbet Schroeder, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: Mar. 26, 2002
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000
  • Based on the novel by Fernando Vallejo
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
  • a245365
  • ocm49284759
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097363397946
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
339794
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ABW-3432
System details
DVD, Dolby stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc

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